Offshore Generator Sets 6CM46DF

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Key Specs

Minimum Rating
7020 kV·A
5616 ekW
Maximum Rating
7020 kV·A
5616 ekW


The 6CM46DF generator set brings to the offshore industry a legacy of proven reliability and durability in the marine industry. CM offshore generator sets feature standard modular designs, engine-mounted pumps and filters, and a full range of factory attachments that make their installation simple and efficient. Ideal applications for the 6CM46DF offshore generator sets are main power on-board production vessels and platforms. Complete package offerings are MCS type-approved and compliant with IMO Tier II emissions standards, making their integration into vessels and platforms a simplified operation. Cat generator sets are backed by the worldwide network of Cat dealers ready to support your operation with technical support, service, parts, and warranty.

Product Specifications for 6CM46DF

Minimum Rating 7020 kV·A 5616 ekW
Maximum Rating 7020 kV·A 5616 ekW
Emissions IMO Tier II IMO Tier II
Aspiration Turbocharged-Aftercooled Turbocharged-Aftercooled
Engine Control Electronic Electronic
Displacement 608 l 608 l
Bore 18.1 in 460 mm
Stroke 24 in 610 mm
Weight 340200 lb 170001 kg
Width 133.1 in 3382 mm
Height 287 in 7281 mm
Length 503.9 in 12800 mm

6CM46DF Standard Equipment


  • Motor-driven barring gear, fitted on engine
  • Reversing contractor and push button switch with cable
  • Electronic speed setting equipment with actuator and speed pick-up
  • Emergency shutdown equipment with pushbutton, separate, for manual emergency stop

Engine Indicators

  • Gauge board with set liquid damped pressure gauges for: fuel, lubricating oil, fresh water, starting air, and charge air.
  • On-engine thermometers for fuel, lubricating oil, fresh water, and charge air
  • Electric remote speed indicator
  • Turbocharger and remote speed indicator
  • Exhaust gas temperature indicator


  • Manual control on engine, including: control panel with start /stop key, speed setting device, mechanical shutdown device, change over of control functions from engine to remote control
  • Starting solenoid valve on engine, 24 V DC
  • Separate electronic speed governor

Monitoring for Unattended Operation

  • Pressure switches, mounted on engine, for:
  • Switches for:
  • Control Cabinet with housings for wall mount

Starting Air System

  • Separate non-return valve for the starting air pipe to the engine

Air Intake System

  • Air intake filter, fitted on the turbocharger
  • Air bottles, separate

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